Teams at work function like classrooms: they are small communities of learners that must be facilitated like a group of students. What are the structures and processes that promote learning in the workplace?
One powerful way of learning is dialogue. Dialogue invites multiple perspectives, engages all participants (if it is facilitated that way), and promotes higher-level thinking skills. I consider higher-level skills to be not only problem solving skills, which can be very limiting, but skills that encourage team-members to ask…
You know what would be cool? .........or….
You know what would be really cool?
Choosing wholeness as a leader, manager, supervisor, or peer opinion leader (often not in leadership positions) requires a willingness to be deeply self aware, practice deep listening, and embracing uncertainty as a jumping-off place for exploration, which, by the way, can be fun!
Look for more from me about this in the coming weeks.
Any thoughts? Comments? Feelings? What have YOU tried? What works?
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